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PCI Compliance, 4th Edition by Anton Chuvakin, Branden R. Williams

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Chapter 16

The art of compensating control

Abstract

This chapter explains how compensating controls are often talked about and misunderstood. This chapter will help build understanding and confidence in the reader when dealing with this tricky and often ambiguous component of PCI DSS, and most importantly, give you tips on creating your own controls.

Keywords

Alternatives to PCI DSS
Meeting Requirements
Information in this chapter
• What is a compensating control?
• Where are compensating controls in PCI DSS?
• What a compensating control is not
• Funny controls you didn’t design
• How to create a good compensating control
• Case studies
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